I want you to believe I can fly.
An artist in the Netherlands named Floris Kaayk pretended he was "Jarno Smeets" and had invented a set of wings that enabled him to fly like a bird. Continue reading “Video of man flying like a bird is a hoax”
Channing Pollock in the film Judex
Continue reading “Watch a bird god perform dove magic”
This fantastical creature could be mistaken for Pegasus, the mythological Greek horse. Continue reading “The Pegasus (antelope bird) optical illusion”
It’s a… bird?
From National Geographic magazine:
"A trick of light seems to give an extra pair of feet to this phalarope bird, seen from below the water."
The photo was taken by Bates Littlehales, a staff photographer for the National Geographic Society for 37 years, who is now a nature photographer. Continue reading “The Phalarope bird optical illusion”
Detail of "Eagle Standing on a Pine Tree"
by Chinese artist Qi Baishi. Continue reading “Is this Chinese bird giving you the bird?”
Don’t get angry, Angry Birds
The balloons were counterfeit, but there was a genuinely smart response. Continue reading “How to steal from Angry Bird pirates”